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Al Gore, call your office

There has been a 60 per cent increase in the amount of ocean covered with ice compared to this time last year, they equivalent of almost a million square miles. In a rebound from 2012’s record low an unbroken ice sheet more than half the size of Europe already stretches from the Canadian islands to Russia’s northern shores, days before the annual re-freeze is even set to begin.

From today’s Daily Telegraph. The article goes on to explain how we might now be in a cooling period for the Earth, rather than, as the CAGW alarminsts say, a warming one.

The changing predictions have led to the UN’s climate change’s body holding a crisis meeting, and the the IPCC is due to report on the situation in October. A pre-summit meeting will be held later this month.

I bet that meeting will be a barrel of laughs.


10 comments to Al Gore, call your office

  • Jaded Voluntaryist

    You know I genuinely thought that when the earth started cooling again, as history shows it must, then the CAGW true believers would eventually need to admit defeat. I did not anticipate them changing tack to the “… but it will start warming again” argument, which also, as history shows, must be true eventually. The question is will these airy non-specific claims be enough to produce as much funding and hysteria as they have enjoyed over the last 30 years?

    I suspect not, but there is already a lot of vested interest thoroughly entrenched in the corridors of power. Global Warming researchers and lobbyists could become the Unionised Farriers of the future. No real function, but they’re burrowed in like ticks so you can’t make them bugger off.

  • CaptDMO

    Really? An unbroken sheet?
    Maybe someone should go up there with an “Ice Rated” rental party boat and cut a channel or two for “research access”. Maybe then we could see the pre-written “papers” citing why “well…this doesn’t prove anything because…”, as well as “In fact, this PROVES that the ongoing hetrowhitemaletaxpayer global warming disaster is even more dire than originally proved.” (never mind all those “papers” by award winning, UN approved,”expert scientists” that were redacted upon peer review).

    I wonder how things are evolving in the Antarctic Circle?
    Buggy whip manufacturers, wool weavers, type setters, and scientific grant writers want to know!

  • TheHat

    Link: http://hotair.com/archives/2013/09/08/global-warming-cleverly-hides-itself-with-1-million-sq-miles-more-arctic-ice/

    “Only six years ago, the BBC reported that the Arctic would be ice-free in summer by 2013, citing a scientist in the US who claimed this was a ‘conservative’ forecast. Perhaps it was their confidence that led more than 20 yachts to try to sail the Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific this summer. As of last week, all these vessels were stuck in the ice, some at the eastern end of the passage in Prince Regent Inlet, others further west at Cape Bathurst.

    Shipping experts said the only way these vessels were likely to be freed was by the icebreakers of the Canadian coastguard. According to the official Canadian government website, the Northwest Passage has remained ice-bound and impassable all summer.”

    Liberals never let logic or facts drive the discussion or guide them. So they are ice bound. Serves them right. {Cracks me up!} I wonder if they are Live Blogging their current situation?

  • The laughter will be coming, as it always has, from the contractors and hangers on getting paid handsomely to coordinate and travel to the meetings, write the papers, set up the stage, and bank the billions spent annually to support these institutions.

    The cause du jour is of no consequence – today it is AGW, tomorrow it will be Acne Eradication. The apparatus exists for the purpose of providing money, status, and purpose to a properly trained and connected elite, who lack the intelligence to deal with real problems (cancer, avian flu, corruption) or the self awareness to just admit they are useless and go live like the courtiers they really are.

  • Regional

    There’re been no Atlantic Hurricanes as yet.

  • Stephen W. Houghton

    But of course its cooling. Climate changes scientist have always believed in global cooling look at the articles from the 70s.

    Atlantia has always been at war with East Asia.

  • Chip

    The IPCC’s models are failing spectacularly yet in their latest update they raise their confidence in their models to 95% certainty.

    This stopped being science a long time ago.

  • Eric Tavenner

    Chip, it was never science, it was and will continue to be religion.

  • Paul Marks

    Why a “crises meeting”?

    Why are they are not pleased that things are not as bad as they thought they were?

    It is almost as if they had a political agenda (for collectivism – on a local, regional, national and “world governance” level – very Agenda 21 and Common Purpose) and were using global warming as an excuse…..

  • Rob

    IF it all goes tits up for them, within two weeks the mega-crisis would be ‘obesity’ or some other ludicrous health scare.